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What to Wear for New Year’s Eve: 8 Outfits for Girls and Guys

Whether you think New Year's Eve is an overrated holiday or the one you look forward to most, one thing is certain: it's by far the best time of year to don your coolest party look. Here, eight men's and women's outfits to rock when the ball drops, plus some glittery bonus pieces to help you assemble an NYE style of your own.

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Comfy Yet Festive NYE Looks

Yes, New Year’s Eve is traditionally a chance to get bling-y, but that doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice comfort. Girls, fool friends with stretchy faux leather leggings instead of tight leather pants, and top your look with a cozy animal print coat. Guys, go for a sleek all-black ensemble to disguise how low-key your clothes really are (or just carry around this chic flask and Polaroid camera, and no one will give your ‘fit a second look).

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Trendy, Party-Ready NYE Looks

Velvet? Check. Barrettes? Check. Pointy-toed boots? Check. Glitter? Check! This look for the ladies ties in some of the hottest pieces of the year without feeling overdone. And for the gentlemen? We’re all about saying goodbye to the comfort zone in 2020 with this hip animal print top.

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All-Dressed-Up NYE Looks

When you think about a formal New Year’s Eve frock, you probably picture something black and sparkly. Instead, stand out in a jaw-dropping red number with a playful center cutout. And for the dudes, we have the same advice: don’t shy away from a little color for dressy occasions.

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Roaring 20s Theme Party NYE Looks

Twenties fashion, we meet again. Bring the OG Roaring 20s into 2020 if you’re attending a party with the most popular theme of the year.

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9 More Stunning New Year’s Eve Pieces

Into creating your own look? Here are some starters.

 

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